Gynecologic Cancer Education Course – Houston, TX – Foundation for Women's Cancer
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Gynecologic Cancer Education Course – Houston, TX

When:
May 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
2019-05-03T09:00:00-05:00
2019-05-03T16:00:00-05:00
Where:
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Onstead Auditorium
6767 Bertner Ave Houston
TX 77030
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Megan Stankewicz
312-637-3438

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are pleased to offer a free education course for all gynecologic cancer patients, survivors, partners, family members, friends and anyone else interested in hearing from leading U.S. experts in gynecologic cancer treatment and research. This full-day session will have continental breakfast and lunch. While there is no charge for attendance, we ask that you register below to help with our planning.

Course Schedule
8:55 – 9:00 a.m.              Welcome and Introductions
9:00 – 9:20 a.m.              Clinical Trials: Why Are They important?
9:20 – 9:40 a.m.              Genetics and Approaches to Prevent Ovarian Cancer
9:40 – 10:00 a.m.            PARP Inhibitors: Who Should Be Treated?
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.          Break
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.          Emerging Therapies
10:45 – 11:05 a.m.          Managing Side Effects of Chemotherapy
11:05 – 11:45 a.m.          Morning Panel Session
11:45 – 1:00 p.m.            Lunch and Yoga
1:00 – 1:20 p.m.              Nutrition for Cancer Patients
1:20 – 1:40 p.m.              Alternative Medicine: Common “Myths and Misperceptions”
1:40 – 2:00 p.m.              Supportive Care
2:00 – 2:20 p.m.              Break
2:20 – 2:40 p.m.              Financial Toxicity of Cancer Care
2:40 – 3:15 p.m.              Afternoon Panel Session
3:15 p.m.                         Wrap-up and Adjourn